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==History==
 
==History==
During his lifetime, the father of Arveleg, Argeleb son of [[Malvegil]], was the only King in Arnor that still had [[Isildur]]'s heritage. As such, he claimed lordship over [[Rhudaur]] and [[Cardolan]]. The men of Rhudaur resisted this claim, and a captain of the [[Hill-men]] of that land formed a secret alliance with Argeleb's enemy, the [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]]. Thus Arveleg grew up in an era of War. The armies of [[Angmar]] and Rhudaur laid siege to the [[Weather Hills]], and Argeleb fell. And so, in {{TA|1356}}, Arveleg became the eighth King of Arthedain.
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During his lifetime, the father of Arveleg, Argeleb son of [[Malvegil]], was the only King in Arnor that still had [[Isildur]]'s heritage. As such, he claimed lordship over [[Rhudaur]] and [[Cardolan]]. The men of Rhudaur resisted this claim, and a captain of the Hill-men of that land formed a secret alliance with Argeleb's enemy, the [[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]]. Thus Arveleg grew up in an era of War. The armies of [[Angmar]] and Rhudaur laid siege to the [[Weather Hills]], and Argeleb fell. And so, in {{TA|1356}}, Arveleg became the eighth King of Arthedain.
  
 
With the help of the Dúnedain of Cardolan and the [[Elves of Lindon]], Arveleg managed to drive out the enemies from the Weather Hills. Arthedain and Cardolan kept a guarded border along the Weather Hills, the [[East Road]] and the lower [[Hoarwell]]. This defense was apparently effective, as Angmar shifted its attention to [[Rivendell]] instead.  
 
With the help of the Dúnedain of Cardolan and the [[Elves of Lindon]], Arveleg managed to drive out the enemies from the Weather Hills. Arthedain and Cardolan kept a guarded border along the Weather Hills, the [[East Road]] and the lower [[Hoarwell]]. This defense was apparently effective, as Angmar shifted its attention to [[Rivendell]] instead.  

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